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In Rwanda, 45 tick species, 5 of which are the most widespread and the most important (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, Amblyomma variegatum, Boophilus decoloratus, R. evertsi, R. compositus), have been identified so far. These ticks infest wild and domestic animals, causing heavy losses to the...

Author(s)
Muberuka, J.
Citation
Insect Science and its Application, 1992, 13, 4, pp 621-628
Abstract

Babesiosis, caused by Babesia divergens, is common in cattle in the Clos-du-Doubs area of the Jura, Switzerland. Tick infestation of 3 heifers and tick infection with Babesia were observed throughout the grazing season (25 weeks) on a farm there in 1982. Less than 100 examples of Ixodes ricinus and ...

Author(s)
Gern, L.; Brossard, M.
Citation
Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 1986, 128, 7, pp 361-364
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Author(s)
Singh, B. B.; Mbemba, Z. Z.; Welu, M.; Butera, M.; Tolenga, K.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties (OIE), Paris, France
Citation
Premières Journées Vétérinaires Africaines, Hammamet, Tunisie, 31 mai - 2 juin 1987., 1988, pp 127-139
Abstract

The existence of tropical Babesia bovis in the West Indies, where its vector Boophilus microplus (Can.) is frequently found on cattle, was confirmed by microscopy in clinical cases of 2 deaths of adult cattle and 1 stillbirth in Guadeloupe, all the animals involved being infected by the pathogen. ...

Author(s)
Barré, N.; Camus, E.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1983, 36, 3, pp 259-260
Abstract

Gastro-intestinal parasitism is the cause of most deaths in cattle particularly among the young animals, 80% of which are infested. In addition, liver flukes and cysticerci are found in 30-40% of slaughtered cattle. Ticks are a permanent problem throughout the territory. Rickettsial infections and...

Author(s)
Fio-Ngaindiro, G.
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique, Office International des Épizooties, 1987, 6, 4, pp 955-967, 969-979
Abstract

Typical clinical symptoms are reported in a 2-month-old Friesian calf in mid-September, 1984, in Morocco. Babesia bovis was identified in a blood smear. The calf recovered after pentamidine treatment.

Author(s)
Maach, L.; Chadli, M.; Mahin, L.; Marzou, A.
Citation
Magreb Vétérinaire, 1986, 2, Suppl., pp 45-46
Abstract

A depressed 2-month-old Friesian calf with icterus and haemoglobinuria had 10% of erythrocytes parasitized by B. bovis. The animal recovered after pentamidine and symptomatic treatment.

Author(s)
Maach, L.; Chadli, M.; Mahin, L.; Marzou, A.
Citation
Maghreb Vétérinaire, 1985, 2, 8, pp 17-18
Abstract

A pilot study undertaken in Bugesera, Rwanda, in November 1986, indicated a high incidence of bovine carriers of Theileria parva (24%) and relatively low incidences of Babesia (0.04%) and Anaplasma (0.04%), based on blood smears. In certain localities, the high incidence of Trypanosoma vivax was...

Author(s)
Kabagambe, J.; Nshimiyimana, A.; Muberuka, J.; Nyiligira, J. B.
Citation
Bulletin Agricole du Rwanda, 1988, 21, 3, pp 159-168
Abstract

The distribution of A. marginale, Babesia bigemina, B. bovis, Theileria parva and T. mutans in cattle in Burundi was investigated in 257 calves from 13 different regions. In parasitological tests, A. marginale was present in 5-44% of calves under 10 months, Babesia was rarely detected in blood...

Author(s)
Schlichting, H.; Rehbein, G.; Merker, M.; Hörchner, F.; Sahein, E.
Citation
Annales de la Société Belge de Médecine Tropicale, 1983, 63, 3, pp 259-266
Abstract

The dynamics of cattle ticks in traditional extensive stock farms was studied for one year at six locations on the Western high plateaus of Cameroon. Boophilus decoloratus is found at all locations throughout the year. B. annulatus is limited to low areas, where it can transmit babesiosis during...

Author(s)
Merlin, P.; Tsangueu, P.; Rousvoal, D.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1987, 40, 2, pp 133-140

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